Whatcom County Public Works would like to inform the public of necessary inspection and maintenance activities to the Lummi Island and Gooseberry Point ferry terminal facilities on November 28. The ferry will be out of service 10:10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
I am pleased to submit the biennial budget for 2019 and 2020. The budget reflects the continued success of county leaders to find efficiencies and control costs. Our collective efforts have helped develop a biennial budget that builds ...
Whatcom County Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce, effective immediately, the opening of Rufus Creek Trail at Lookout Mountain Forest Preserve located near Sudden Valley. This trail is 4.3 miles long, with several miles of new trail constructio...
The next three Island ferry punch card ticket sale dates are October 3, November 7 and December 5.
Punch card sales will be 12 pm to 3:15 pm at the Lummi Island ferry office. As a reminder, we sell all types of ferry punch cards including current Needs Bas...
From disease rates to graduation rates, the 2018 Whatcom County Community Health Assessment, released today by the Whatcom County Health Department, provides a comprehensive look at the state of the county’s health.
A search feature added this week to the Whatcom County Health Department’s website allows users to view summaries of food inspections for the most recent five years.
This report provides a glimpse of the highlights that occurred in all three divisions of the Auditor's Office; Elections, Licensing, and Recording. The report provides a summary of events in 2017 as well as statistical information and fun facts....
The Whatcom County Canvassing Board will hold an open public meeting on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at 3:00 pm to certify the results of the November 6 General Election. The agenda follows:
Auditor’s Office, Whatcom County Courthouse
Registration Deadlines: Monday, October 8, is the deadline for mail-in registrations or address changes to be eligible to vote in the November 6 General Election. October 8 also is the deadline for online registrations or address changes at www....
Six years, 151 babies, 201 families. Since 2012, our Nurse Family Partnership has been investing in the health of the next generation by helping guide first-time parents through the changes of pregnancy, birth, and early stages of childhood.
Consumers are being urged to not eat or buy romaine lettuce unless they can confirm it is not from the Yuma, Arizona, growing region. Five cases of E. coli illness linked to romaine lettuce have been identified in WA State.
Washington State Department of Health announced today that the Salmonella outbreak linked to kratom has widened. Ten (10) cases have been confirmed in Washington State, including one (1) case in Whatcom County.
Businesses and community groups who wish to clean up and safely dispose of needles found on private or public property can now do so with free needle clean-up kits provided by the Whatcom County Health Department.
The Whatcom County Opioid Response Task Force is launching a new community education campaign, Whatcom Has Hope, designed to provide information about opioid addiction and prevention.
The Whatcom County Council, in their role as the Health Board, voted unanimously on December 5, 2017 to adopt regulation that creates and funds a secure medicine return program for Whatcom County.
Due to the increase in fuel moisture levels and recent rain, the Fire Marshal’s Office will lift the burn ban for outdoor burning. The burn ban will be lifted at 8:00 AM on Friday, September 14th, 2018 for the unincorporated areas of Whatcom County. At th...
Whatcom County and Razz Construction are please to announce that Hannegan Road at Ten Mile Creek will be opened to traffic Tuesday morning, October 30.
The next three Island punch card sales dates are:
The Whatcom County Treasurer’s Office will be reducing passport acceptance hours to 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday, until further notice. Hours for all other services will remain 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.
See current Boards and Commissions vacancies.
The Whatcom County Council has convened the Incarceration Prevention & Reduction Task Force to work on incarceration and jail issues in Whatcom County.